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4.2.12.65 4.3.14.224 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/contact-point-system

Vocabulary FHIR Infrastructure Work Group   Maturity Level : 0 5 Informative Normative Use Context : Any

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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/contact-point-system
Version: 3.6.0
Name: ContactPointSystem
Title: ContactPointSystem
Definition:

Telecommunications form for contact point point.

Committee: FHIR Infrastructure Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.65 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.72 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Telecommunications form for contact point point.

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/contact-point-system defines the following codes:
Code Display Definition
phone Phone The value is a telephone number used for voice calls. Use of full international numbers starting with + is recommended to enable automatic dialing support but not required.
fax Fax The value is a fax machine. Use of full international numbers starting with + is recommended to enable automatic dialing support but not required.
email Email The value is an email address.
pager Pager The value is a pager number. These may be local pager numbers that are only usable on a particular pager system.
url URL A contact that is not a phone, fax, pager or email address and is expressed as a URL. This is intended for various institutional or personal contacts including web sites, blogs, Skype, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Do not use for email addresses.
sms SMS A contact that can be used for sending an sms message (e.g. mobide mobile phones, some landlines) landlines).
other Other A contact that is not a phone, fax, page or email address and is not expressible as a URL. E.g. Internal mail address. This SHOULD NOT be used for contacts that are expressible as a URL (e.g. Skype, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Extensions may be used to distinguish "other" contact types.

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level Lvl A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies See Code System for further information.
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding ). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code